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This power failure news is from South Africa

Power cuts in South Africa

The current power failures are devastating for businesses in all sectors of the economy and are creating hardship for citizens in South Africa, Busa said. The power utility says a number of generating units had gone down amid high power consumption because of the cold weather. Persistent load shedding will cripple South Africa’s economic recovery, without an urgent solution being found to the planned power cuts, said Economist Mike Schussler.
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This power failure news is from India

No power supply for three days

Residents of Palampur lodged a protest over the power failure in their villages for the past three days. Villagers said it was difficult to stay without power supply in the scorching heat. Residents were forced to spend their nights in the open due to high temperatures at this time of the season.
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This power failure news is from Yemen

Power outage in South Yemen

Residents and businesses in South Haven experienced a nearly 10-hour power failure after a tree fell on a voltage line.
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Power failure left without water hospitals in Gauteng

Some Gauteng hospitals were left without water when Rand Water experienced power failure that affected water supply in many parts of the province.
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This power failure news is from Sri Lanka

Power failure at Ambatale plant

Water supply for several suburban areas of Colombo District was interrupted due to a power failure at the Ambatale Water Treatment Plant. Service was later restored.
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This power failure news is from Iran

Power outage aggravates Iranians livelihood

Power failures have been brought under the spotlight in different parts of Iran. Officials blamed the blackouts on a natural gas shortage, a prolonged drought that disturbed the hydroelectricity plants, and the bitcoin mining in the country.
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This power failure news is from India

Power failure at Beawar

In Amrit Kaur Hospital while laborers digging to set up a new oxygen plant in the hospital, they accidentally struck the electricity cable causing a power failure. During this time a woman patient died. Relatives present on the spot accused the hospital of negligence and said that she died due to low oxygen pressure. The electricity was resumed a couple of hours later.
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This power failure news is from Iran

Power failure in Iran

Many Iranian cities have suffered large power failures, that have disrupted factory production, hospital treatment, telecommunications, and people’s lives in general. Covid-19 patients are being endangered by the lack of an oxygen machine.
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This power failure news is from India

Bihar is devastated because of the cyclone Yaas

In Patna were affected by unclean water inundating several streets. The waterlogging left power failures and most communication channels were reportedly disrupted. The Patna airport has suspended all flight operations. More than four persons died due to lightning.
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This power failure news is from Japan

Power outage in Japan's Ayase

Power failure in Ayase, Japan, left about 9,000 houses without power. The power outage in the city also resulted in some traffic lights being turned off. The cause of the outage is yet to be established.
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This power failure news is from Pakistan

Power restored in Karachi after major outage

A major power outage occurred in Karachi due to the tripping of a high-tension transmission line, supply to associated grids was affected. The power supply was restored later in the majority of areas. The last massive power breakdown took place less than five months ago, plunging the entire country into darkness.
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Power failure reported in Aurangabad

Power losses were reported in different parts of Aurangabad, because of the falling of tree branches on supply lines and rains accompanied by gusty winds.
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Cyclone Tauktae Strikes India

In many parts of Mumbai, people were without electricity after Cyclone Tauktae struck. The different areas faced power outages for more than 36 hours. There was damage to 188 substations, 1095 feeders, and 2600 electric poles from this cyclone.
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This power failure news is from Taiwan

Taiwan experienced another power outage

Following a spike in demand amid a heatwave and a failure at a power plant, occurred for the second time in a week power loss in the global tech hub in Taipei.
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This power failure news is from India

Power outage transitioned into a water crisis

A massive power failure in Panaji, India transitioned into a water crisis, particularly for residential complexes and those without wells to draw water. A resident said that due to the cyclone and power failure in surrounding areas, they weren't able to get water tankers.
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This power failure news is from South Africa

After breakdowns at 7 power plants, South Africa's Eskom cut electricity nationwide

South Africa's Eskom implemented nationwide scheduled power failures due to breakdowns at seven of its power plants. Eskom said in a statement the breakdowns at the seven plants represented a "total loss of 6,044 MW (megawatts)
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This power failure news is from China

At least 12 dead after two back-to-back tornadoes in China

Two tornadoes hit central and eastern China, destroying more than two dozen homes and triggering power losses affecting 26,600 households. Eight people died and 230 were injured.
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This power failure news is from Taiwan

Power failure in Taiwan

Power losses in Taiwan, traced to a power plant, affected at least 6 million homes. Reports emerged of people trapped in elevators, mostly in the north of Taiwan, said fire service officials. SMC said its power had been restored after a "brief power dip." Power was restored around 8 p.m. local time.

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This power failure news is from Netherlands

A power failure causes oxygen supply interruption

A power cut caused oxygen supply interruption and two patients died in a hospital in the Netherlands. The power failure at the MUMC hospital in Maastricht was not detected immediately. The outage led to the deaths of a 76-year-old and 67-year-old men.